iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 (read our iPhone 5 review) is a smartphone from Apple. It was launched on Sept 12 2012 and features a 4″ display, 4G LTE, a thinner chassis and a faster A6 processor. At the time of its launch, it was obviously the best iPhone yet, but a large number of customers and observers came out very divided about its feature set. The lack of large screen was a main point of friction and many wished that there was a larger iPhone 5. FB Survey: are you impressed by the iPhone 5? Tell the world.

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iPhone 5 Not Updated To iOS 10.3.4 By November 3 Will Lose Some Online Functionality
The iPhone 5 was released back in 2012 which means that it is currently 7 years old. It also means that there is a very good chance that many iPhone 5 owners would have probably moved on to newer iPhones or other devices since, but at the same time, we get it, there are maybe a small handful of users who are still holding onto their phones.

Report Claims iOS 10.3.2 Will Render The iPhone 5 Obsolete
We know that Apple has plans to eventually move its users and apps into 64-bit territory, with reports claiming that iOS 11 will kill off support for 32-bit apps completely. However that might actually be happening a bit earlier than expected, or at least that’s according to a post on Forbes which claims that Apple could obsolete the iPhone 5 with iOS 10.3.2.

Jimmy Kimmel Tricks People Into Thinking The iPhone 5 Is The iPhone SE
Kimmel is a prankster and in the past, we have seen how he and his team have taken to the streets to trick people into thinking that a $20 Casio watch is the Apple Watch (or iWatch as it was referred to back then), or how the iPad mini is the new iPhone 5s. This time he is back and this time, the prank is even more convincing.

Alleged iPhone 5se Pictured Next To The iPhone 5
Apple’s rumored 4-inch iPhone has been seeing a lot of name changes as of late. It was previously known as the iPhone 6c, before it was briefly suggested that it could called the iPhone 7c, and recently we learn that the iPhone 5se could be its new name. Now thanks to a leaked photo, we might have an idea of what it looks like.

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iPhone 6s Users Encounter Weird Display After Restoring From Backup
The difference between the new iPhone 6s and the iPhone 5, 5s, or 5c isn’t just its display size. It’s also its display resolution in which the iPhone 6s sports a higher compared to its predecessors. That being said according to user reports, there are some users who are encountering a weird display bug when restoring their iPhone 5/5s/5c backups on their new iPhone 6s.As you can see in the […]

iPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Button Replacement Program Extended To 2016
If you’re using the iPhone 5, you might be one of the more unfortunate users to experience issues with their sleep/wake button in which it would stop being responsive. Apparently this isn’t so much a wear and tear issue but a manufacturing defect for some users which is why Apple had previously launched a replacement program to address it.Now the good news is that if you’re experiencing issues with your […]

Apple Extends iPhone 5 Battery Program
Last year Apple announced an iPhone 5 battery replacement program. For those unfamiliar with the program, basically there were a small percentage of iPhone 5 owners who were affected by bad batteries. This led to their phones draining noticeably faster than others which in turn required them to charge their phones more often.The program stated that they would accept iPhone 5 units up to 2 years after purchase meaning that […]

Apple Offering Battery Replacements For Some iPhone 5 Owners
Apple’s iPhone battery life has always been a contentious issues amongst iPhone owners as they aren’t as big or as long-lasting compared to other phones. That being said if you’re the owner of an iPhone 5, you might be interested to learn that Apple has discovered an issue with some iPhone 5 units where the battery has been affected.According to Apple, they have discovered a very small percentage of iPhone […]

iPhone Catches Fire In Plane
When it comes to smartphones catching fire, there has been many examples in the past. For instance, this iPhone 5c caught fire and burned its schoolgirl owner, while another iPhone 5s was torched (albeit in the name of science), or how about a Samsung Galaxy S4 that burst into flames while it was under a pillow? All of those can be pretty scary, but it would be easy to run […]

64GB Mophie Space Pack For iPhone 5/5s Unveiled
Apple’s iPhone comes in a variety of storage sizes, ranging from 16GB up to 64GB. We’re sure many users would love to get their hands on the 64GB model, but usually the 64GB model is a bit too pricey for most people, so usually people either get the 16GB or 32GB as the happy middle.But what if you wanted additional storage later on for photos, videos, or music? Getting a […]

Jeff Bezos Autographs iPhone 5 With Wit
Jeff Bezo’s Amazon Fire Phone has been unveiled recently, where it has raised more than just a few eyebrows along the way, where this particular device sports four different front-facing cameras which would allow users to take advantage of 3D-like features in its interface. Considering how the smartphone market is currently dominated by iOS, Android and Windows Phone (with a small percentage covered by BlackBerry OS) platforms, the Amazon Fire […]

Unauthorized Chargers Associated With Damaged iPhone 5 Component
Now we have all heard the horror stories of how third-party and fake chargers can cause electrocution to its user and even start fires. Now apart from possible damage to the user, it seems that unauthorized chargers can even damage the phone itself, ultimately leading to damage of the phone’s internal components which could cause it to fail to charge in the future.This is according to UK repair company, mendmyi, […]

Apple Launches iPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Button Replacement Program
The drawback to using physical buttons is that they tend to wear out. iPhone owners are more than well-aware of this issue and we’re sure many have taken their phones back to the Apple Store to complain about non-responsive home buttons as well as non-responsive sleep/wake buttons.Assuming your device is under warranty, Apple will be more than happy to replace your handset with a replacement unit, but it seems that […]

Document Reveals Changes That Early iPhone 5 Owners Wanted Apple To Make
Apple is generally a pretty secretive company but it seems that in the recent Apple versus Samsung legal battle in the US, all sorts of information about both companies are coming to light, giving us a glimpse behind the scenes on how companies at Apple and Samsung’s level operates.Now Apple is typically a company that does what it wants to, despite the critics slamming some of their products. For years […]

Proporta's iPhone 5/5s Case Can Withstand A Shotgun Blast
We’re not sure how many of you guys need a bullet proof iPhone case, but in case you do, Proporta has unveiled a new case for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s that according to the manufacturers, will be able to withstand a shotgun blast from up to 20 yards. As you can see in the photo above, the Proporta iPhone case does not look particularly unique in the sense […]

Gold iPhone 5 Stickers Apparently A Hot Ticket Item In China
So we heard that the gold iPhone 5s turned out to be quite a hot ticket item despite initial reactions and critics who felt that, based on the photos, gold would be quite gaudy. In any case not everyone needs to upgrade to the iPhone 5s, or who can’t afford to upgrade, but at the same time wants a gold finish as well. Turns out that it is a good […]

iPhone 5s Paint Peeling Off Issue Reported
Last year when the iPhone 5 was released, many early adopters reported that the paint was peeling off from their new iPhones. Some even found that their new smartphone came bearing scratches straight out of the box. The issue wasn’t widespread, and the reports didn’t come in after the initial stock had all been sold out. Apparently a similar issue has surfaced with the iPhone 5s as well, with some […]

iPhone 5S $24 Upgrade Kit Turns Your iPhone 5 Into The Latest iPhone... Sort Of
Apple released its iPhone 5S this past weekend, although we’re sure those of you who own an iPhone 5 may not want to pay full retail price for the next iPhone for one reason or another. You could always attempt to win the iPhone 5S through a sketchy giveaway on your social media network of choice, or you can just spend $24 to have those around you think you’re someone […]

iPhone 5 Sticky Notes Now A Reality Thanks to Paperback
Setting a reminder on your mobile device so you don’t forget to pick up something on the way home is a pretty easy experience if you have a phone that has a notes or an application that can remind you depending on the time or your location. But some people prefer to remind themselves of stuff the old-fashioned way, which by that, we mean by throwing as many post-it notes […]

The PocketPlug Is An iPhone Case With A Built-In Charger
We’ve seen an iPhone 5 case that has a Lightning cable attached to its back, which would allow you to charge your iPhone 5 nearly anywhere there’s a power outlet, so long as you have your adapter with you. You don’t see many iPhone cases that come with a built-in charger, which is exactly what makes the Prong PocketPlug so unique as it combines an iPhone case with a charger that […]